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FOX Business
Oct 7, 2012 1:00am EDT
be increased state to state local government and 2003 during the recession, republican president george w. bush increaat aid to state and local government. this is the first time that conservatives in the republicans and congress have actually chosen to starve state and local governments during a recession and leading them to do for stupid things like ask for the tacks and encourages socially irresponsible behavior like not calling the fire department. >> brenda: toby, shouldn't they just get their spending under control instead of adding new tax sns. >> i don't think we're in a recession, right now, fyi. and if you actually put some actual fees and spend on this, now, 25% of the phone calls in the 411, are not right. i mean they're a wrong call. 911, i'm sorry. ambulance the same deal, half of them are fake calls and i think that actually helps get the costs down because it has people think, i would have to pay for a visit. >> okay. jonas, last word. >> you know, the 800 number for the police-- 900 number. >> and the states are cutting back and you can't say that the states haven't cut stuff o
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 1:00am EDT
locally and just, and there are several other policies we're not allowed to get into this now, not enough time, it ought tbe about making american business more competitive and exporting and increasing our advanced manufacturing or exporting. >> brenda: toby, is this going to increase jobs in the short-term? we're all looking long-term, even getting this whole tax code simplified would take forever. >> well, it would if we did two things. remember, we have this bizarre tax system that we started in the 19th century that taxes me as a company on money that i've made overseas twice. that makes no sense. we're the only country in the modern world and the stone age that continues to do that. and we also happen to be the only country in the world where you can deduct mortgage interest from your home. the only country in the world. canada, a few paces away from here has never done it, they have a much healthier home system. and we also can't deduct-- excuse me, a business and a person who gets benefits, i don't get taxed on my benefits, that came from the 40's. we have to get into the 21s centu
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)